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What Good are Footprints?
2014-02-18 12:07:02

The notion of environmental “footprinting” as a way to represent the impact of human activity on the planet’s environment has become a veritable industry over the last two decades.

2012-03-01 20:00:00

Most water used worldwide goes toward feeding people, says report published in PLoS ONE Alexandria, VA (PRWEB) March 01, 2012 A new report published

2011-03-03 06:50:00

LAUSANNE, Switzerland, March 3, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Quantis, an international firm specialized in sustainability, Life Cycle Assessment (LCA), carbon footprinting and water footprinting, is joining forces with a consortium of businesses to develop an innovative water-footprint database. Quantis is creating the first comprehensive database of water footprints across various sectors of manufacturing.

2010-05-05 12:59:00

SANTIAGO, Chile, May 5 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- As a further sign of its strong commitment to conserving the environment and its resources, Concha y Toro has taken an additional step in its sustainable development strategy.

2008-10-29 00:00:08

As global financial markets learn difficult lessons on the consequences of unregulated spending, a new report issued by the World Wildlife Fund (WWF) warns of the danger to future prosperity if the reckless over-consumption of the Earth's natural capital is left unchecked.

2008-08-18 15:05:00

WWF Director General James Leape told the opening session of World Water Week in Stockholm today that a world water crisis is a key factor behind current global anxieties over faltering food supplies and rising food costs.

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2008-03-28 17:50:00

Experts are franticly searching for a solution to the world’s growing water footprint, as urban populations increase and demand for biofuels cause water problems for farmland.


Word of the Day
ecotone
  • A transitional zone between two communities containing the characteristic species of each.
The word 'ecotone' comes 'eco-' plus a Greek root meaning 'tension'.